By Natasha Amaral
Symptoms of post-traumatic stress are extremely common in corrections. After finding her co-worker attempt suicide, a corrections counselor decided to initiate a suicide prevention program at the PA DOC. Find out more about how the program addresses mental health so corrections staff can get the help they need before it's too late.
By Dr. Randall Hanifen
As baby boomer firefighters continue to retire, millennials are playing an increasingly larger role in the fire service. Here's what factors command staff must take into consideration when it comes to managing the next generation of firefighters.
By Dr. Michael Pittaro
In any profession, there are skills and characteristics that set leaders apart from the rest. Integrate these 10 practices into your daily routine to excel in a leadership role, both in the criminal justice field and beyond.
By Dr. James Burch
How do individuals working in the intelligence community become a leader when they are not necessarily “in charge” and what’s the best way for them to operate as part of a complex and stressful crisis-response environment? Learn what skills and core competencies will be required for the next generation of intelligence leaders.
By Dr. Michael L. Beshears
Public safety leaders should not ignore people in their organizations who appear to be extremely narcissistic. Such people usually have their own self-serving agendas and can decrease staff morale. Here's what to watch out for to prevent narcissistic individuals from being detrimental to an organization’s mission.
By Leischen Stelter
Many assume working in a volatile and often dangerous environment surrounded by criminal offenders would be the leading cause of stress for officers, but that’s not the case, said AMU criminal justice professor Dr. Michael Pittaro during his keynote address to the New Jersey Chapter of the American Correctional Association (NJACA) conference.